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The world"s cities

Jacobs, A. J.

The world"s cities

contrasting regional, national, and global perspectives

by Jacobs, A. J.

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  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Routledge in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cities and towns,
  • Growth,
  • Cities and town,
  • Urban economics

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[edited by] A.J. Jacobs
    SeriesMetropolis and modern life
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHT151 .J223 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25238347M
    ISBN 109780415894852, 9780415894869
    LC Control Number2012007103

    The Cities Book: A Journey Through 86 of the World’s Greatest Cities Illus. by Livi Gosling and Tom Woolley. Lonely Planet Kids, $ (p) ISBN .   Remarkably, more than half of the world's population now lives in cities, and the numbers grow daily as people abandon rural areas. This fully updated and revised fifth edition of the classic text offers readers a comprehensive set of tools for understanding the urban landscape, and, by extension, the world's politics, cultures, and economies.

      : The World It's Cities and Peoples: Brown cloth hard cover has gilt lettering/Deco on spine & Cover, beveled boards, brown endpapers, pgs. This volume covers America and the Native American tribes w/tipped in illustrations and many b&w illustrations. Covers the Indians of the North-West, California, Central Plains, Pueblo, North . What this new edition of State of the World's Cities shows is that prosperity for all has been compromised by a narrow focus on economic growth. UN-Habitat suggests a fresh approach to prosperity beyond the solely economic emphasis, including other vital dimensions such as quality of life, adequate infrastructures, equity and environmental sustainability.

    Edition. This sleek guide to the City of Light and beyond will help you locate landmarks, arts and entertainment venues, restaurants, cafés, hotels, chic shops, and after-dark stops, with extra coverage of Top Picks attractions. As towns and cities expand at unprecedented rates, sustainable urban development is one of the most pressing challenges facing the international community in the 21st century. This publication examines the realities faced by urban populations around the world, focusing on the impact of globalisation and the way cities are governed and planned, on the make-up and density of .


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